The Tea Party is an elegant vintage tea room firmly rooted in the popular seaside town of Lee-on-the-Solent, Hampshire. Open Monday to Saturday 9.30am -4pm. We are closed Sundays but The Tea Party is available for private hire on a Sunday.
We are happy to accommodate bookings Monday to Friday, but we do not take bookings on Saturdays due to high demand. Bookings can only be made by telephone we do not accept bookings via email.

Gift Vouchers

If you're stuck for a present idea one of our gift vouchers makes the perfect present. Our vouchers can be bought for any amount you wish or you can for example specify 'Afternoon Tea for Two'. To purchase a gift voucher please pop in and see us or give us a call on 023 9307 0760

Whole Cakes

If one slice is just not enough, or you have something to celebrate you'll be spoiled for choice with our selection of handmade cakes to suit all tastes.

Crockery Hire

Did you know you can hire our beautiful crockery for your event? If you are the hostess with the mostess but want to add an extra wow factor to your buffet, why not hire our stunning china. We even do the washing up for you !

Private Functions

Having a birthday, anniversary or partying just because? The Tea Party is the perfect venue for your private party and can be hired exclusively outside opening hours.


The Tea Party has an extensive menu of freshly made dishes.
From popular choices to something a little different, our kitchen has something for everyone.


Eggs as you like it!
Two eggs served on granary or white toast – poached, fried or scrambled, it’s your choice

Beans on Toast
Baked beans sprinkled with grated cheddar cheese served on granary or white toast


Eggs Royale
Toasted muffins topped with smoked salmon, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce

Eggs Benedict

Toasted muffins topped with hand carved ham, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce

Salmon & Cream Cheese Crumpets

Two crumpets topped with cream cheese and smoked salmon

Bacon Sandwich

Served on granary or white bread

Light Breakfast
Basket of mixed toast, butter and preserves


Two crumpets with butter


Toasted tea cake




Freshly made sandwiches

All served with a dressed seasonal salad garnish.
Our sandwich fillings are carefully hand made to order


Mature cheddar & red onion chutney

Homemade egg mayonnaise and rocket

Chicken, lime and coriander mayo

Tuna, sweetcorn and red pepper

Salmon, cream cheese and cucumber

Add a side of rosemary season potato wedges



Freshly grilled panini’s served with a dressed seasonal salad garnish.

Sun dried tomatoes, black olives, mozzarella, pesto and rocket

Garlic mushrooms, bacon and melted cheddar

Tuna, sweetcorn and red pepper, topped with melted cheddar

Hand carved hand carved Wiltshire ham, tomato and cheddar

Bacon, brie and cranberry

Add a side of rosemary seasoned potato wedges


Jacket potatoes

Served with dressed salad garnish

Cheese and beans

Tuna, sweetcorn and red pepper

Homemade creamy coconut chicken curry

Chicken, lime and coriander mayo



Warm goats cheese salad
Served with fresh sundried tomatoes, black sliced olives, pine nuts and pesto dressing


Chicken Taco Salad

Taco bowl filled with seasonal salad, fajita spiced chicken breast, topped with soured cream jalapenos and grated cheddar cheese

Afternoon Tea

A selection of our four most popular sandwiches in a mix of granary and white bread:


Cheese and red onion chutney | Egg mayo and rocket | Salmon, cream cheese and cucumber | Chicken, lime and coriander mayo

Fruit scone, clotted cream and jam

Slice of cake from our counter

Pot of tea or americano


If you would like to upgrade to loose tea, a latte or cappuccino there is a surcharge of 55 pence


Why not make your afternoon tea extra special?

Pimms afternoon tea (serves one)
as above, including a Pimms fruit filled teapot
(Pre-booked only – please give 24 hours notice by phone)


Sparkling afternoon tea as above, with a 200ml mini bottle of Prosecco served in a Babycham glass


Children’s Mini Tea Party

Let the little ones join in with the fun and have their own tea party!

Half a sandwich with jam or ham

Potato snack and grapesCupcake

Squash served in a mini teapot with a tea cup


We pride ourselves on serving fresh handmade cakes.


Our selection changes daily, please take a look at the counter.
Slices from £1.95


Cream Teas

Scone and butter


Scone and jam


Scone, jam and cream


Toasted tea cake with butter


Warm scone, clotted cream, jam and a pot of tea


Gluten free cream tea with scone, clotted cream, jam and a pot of tea or americano



Soft Drinks


We use a local company
who hand blend all our loose teas.

House blend tea (tea pot) £1.95

Loose teas from a selection of over 20 varieties
see separate tea menu £2.35


Our coffee is roasted weekly in small batches by
Winchester coffee roasters ensuring the coffee beans
we use are never more than 2 weeks old.

A double shot of espresso £1.95

A double shot of espresso with hot water
(served in a 9oz cup) £1.95

Flat White
A double shot of espresso with steamed milk
(served in a 9oz cup) £2.35

A double shot of espresso with steamed milk
(served in a 11oz cup) £2.50

A double shot of espresso, steamed milk and
topped with glossy foam (served in a 11oz cup) £2.50

Cafetière of Coffee
Small 14oz/400ml £2.35
Large 34oz/900ml £4.30

Hot chocolate

Steamed milk with Cadbury’s hot chocolate

(served in a 9oz cup)



Luxury hot chocolate

Served with a cloud of cream, marshmallows and a chocolate flake!

(served in a 9oz cup)



Spiced chai latte(served in a 9oz cup)



Baby chino

Frothy steamed warm milk served in a teacup with marshmallows and a chocolate flake!



If you would like soya milk instead of dairy, please ask.


Orange juice or apple juice


Pepsi/Diet Pepsi


7 up




Heartsease blackcurrant crush


Heartsease sparkling elderflower


Heartsease sparkling raspberry lemonade


Heartsease sparkling traditional lemonade


Orange or blackcurrant squash

90 pence

Sparkling water/still water


Handmade Cakes & Bakes

We pride ourselves on serving fresh handmade cakes

Our selection of cake changes daily

Please take a look at our counter for today’s selection

Prices from £1.95 – £2.95


Warm scone & butter



Warm scone, butter & jam



Warm scone, butter, jam & cream



Toasted tea cake with butter



Cream Tea


Warm scone, butter, jam & cream with a pot of tea



Alcoholic Beverages



White Pinot Grigio

(18.7cl individual bottle)


Red Merlot (18.7cl individual bottle)


Rosé (18.7cl individual bottle)


Prosecco (200cl individual bottle)



Full bottle of Prosecco






San Miguel





Here are some photos of previous events we have catered.

Meet the Team


Favourite Cake:
Ginger Cake with Lemon Icing

Head Chef (The Boss)


Favourite Cake:
Red Velvet



Favourite Cake:
Carrot Cake



Favourite Cake:
Coffee & Baileys Cake



Favourite Cake:
Chocolate Cake


Finding Us

The Tea Party

144 High Street,
Lee on the Solent
PO139DD | UK
Phone: 023 93070760

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